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Unformatted text preview: ( total profit obtained with max price increase is 196 + 7*12 = 280.) 2a. The optimal basic solution tells us to produce only acids A and B to amount to total profit of $9750. This is composed of 22.5 units produced of acid A selling at $300 profit per unit and 15 units produced of acid B selling at $200 profit per unit. 2b. C_b*A_b^­1 = (300,200) ((­0.25,0.5) (0.375, ­0.25)) = (25, 62.5) The shadow prices for chemical 1 is $25, and for chemical 2 is $62.5. We also verify this by seeing that the ith slack variable is equal to the negative of t...
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